Henry VIII

April 30

June 16, 2013

in CST's Courtyard Theater

by William Shakespeare
directed by Barbara Gaines

Anne Militello

Lighting Designer

Anne Militello returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where her credits include Hamlet (Jeff Award), Timon of Athens (Jeff Award), The Merry Wives of Windsor, and The Two Gentlemen of Verona. A recipient of the Obie Award for Sustained Excellence, Ms. Militello has designed numerous Broadway and off Broadway plays, international operas, concert tours, and is the Principal of the architectural lighting firm Vortex Lighting, based in Los Angeles. Recent productions include: The Flying Dutchman (Opéra de Montréal); The Rape of Lucretia (LA Opera); and Eurydice (South Coast Repertory). Ms. Militello recently unveiled a fifteen-story-tall moving light art sculpture entitled “Light Cycles” at the World Financial Center in New York. She has designed productions and concert tours for Sam Shepard, David Lynch, Tom Waits, Leonard Cohen and k.d. lang, among others. A former Walt Disney Imagineer, she is the Head of Lighting Programs at California Institute of the Arts and served as the lighting consultant for Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s marquee.

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